The Canadian AIDS Society was published in Open Access Government, a digital publication that touches on public policy issues around the world. CAS’s article discussed the dramatic increase in new HIV infections across Canada over the past several years, and how we can move forward. Read the article on the Open Access Government website.
The CAS 2020 Annual Report addressed during our AGM on October 21st is available here: AGM Annual Report 2020 If you have any questions or concerns please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Canadian AIDS Society is happy to share our recent publication in the Journal of the Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association. This article describes our upcoming clinical practice guidelines for the use of cannabis in managing chronic pain. Despite a long history of cannabis use for chronic pain management and the legalization of cannabis for… Read More »
National HIV Testing Day was first launched in Canada on June 27, 2018, in order to highlight the importance of testing for HIV and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI), dismantle the stigma surrounding HIV and encourage Canadians to take charge of their sexual health by getting tested. The first national HIV Testing Day… Read More »
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For the past several years, the Canadian AIDS Society have hosted a People Living with HIV (PLWHIV) Forum which brings together people living with HIV across Canada to help review CAS’ work for the year and to set directions for the future. The 2017 Forum held in Regina was a success because it helped empower… Read More »
Organization Description Canada CPATH The Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health is an interdisciplinary professional organization which works to support the health, wellbeing, and dignity of trans and gender diverse people. Egale Canada (advocacy and activism) Egale works to improve the lives of LGBTQI2S people in Canada and to enhance the global response to LGBTQI2S… Read More »
All provinces and one territory in Canada provide public health insurance coverage for various gender/transition-related medical treatments or surgical procedures — with New Brunswick being the last to announce coverage in June 2016. Coverage varies widely among various jurisdictions, with PEI notably offering only very limited coverage for its residents. (see chart below) The availability… Read More »
With the passage of Bill C-16, history was made in June 2017 with both gender identity and gender expression now federally protected grounds in the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code of Canada. This is a significant step forward for the protection and legal recognition of trans and gender diverse communities in Canada.… Read More »
The new HIV and sexual health testing toolkit is a collection of resources for community-based sexual health organizations. The resources are meant to be personalised and distributed to various places in your community, and flexibility has been built into each piece of the kit. This toolkit is meant to give you a set of tools… Read More »